ASC Is Business Unusual!

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By Laura Sharpe, Associate Director, Community Giving Back in June, which seems ages ago, I received a forwarded email about EmcArts Business Unusual contest.  The contest was designed to have organizations share how they are addressing the persistent challenges facing the arts sector right now through innovative strategies.  The Arts & Science Council’s own creation, …

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Renowned Artist Chosen for Bearden Park Public Art

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By the time of Romare Bearden’s 102nd birthday next September, a new park, named in honor of the native Charlottean and famous artist, will grace uptown’s Third Ward neighborhood. The 5.2 acre park, under construction now and scheduled to open in Spring 2013, will feature paths, grassy plazas, a fountain and public art. The Public …

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Meet the 2013 RAPG Recipients

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Every year, ASC along with arts councils in Cabarrus, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Rowan, Rutherford and York counties and with the support of the North Carolina Arts Council (NCAC) and Blumenthal Endowment, awards Regional Artist Project Grants (RAPG) to artists of varied disciplines throughout our region. This year, 32 established and emerging artists will receive …

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